The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PDA in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PDA over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Rank 312 323 309
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -14
Permanent jobs citing PDA 2 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.019% 0.043% 0.018%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.045% 0.090% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 1
Average salary £39,000 £42,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.23% +41.66%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £35,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +27.27%
PDA
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
4413 5540 5250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 41.23% 47.49% 46.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3667 4578 4636
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £84,250 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

PDA
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PDA across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

PDA Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

PDA
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PDA across the City of London region.

PDA Salary Trend in the City of London

PDA
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PDA across the City of London region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

PDA Salary Histogram in the City of London

PDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing PDA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PDA.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000
3 1 (25.00%) MCSA
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Dell
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Veritas
3 1 (25.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (25.00%) Apple
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Bloomberg
3 1 (25.00%) BCP
3 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (25.00%) MOS
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (25.00%) Derivative
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003

PDA
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing PDA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PDA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2000
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) IT Manager
1 1 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
1 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (25.00%) Service Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Manager
1 1 (25.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (25.00%) Derivative
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000
2 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (25.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (25.00%) Android
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) BCP
2 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity Planning
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) MCSA
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) MOS
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Dell
3 1 (25.00%) Veritas
3 1 (25.00%) Apple
3 1 (25.00%) Bloomberg
City of London
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £24000 per annum + Van, Fuel Card, Tools
Posted: 7 days ago